A Semi Detached Three Bedroomed Family Home with Large Garden and Single Garage located in A Prominent Position within Easy Walking Distance of Tavistock Town.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION The property occupies an attractive plot, with large garden, in a prominent position and within easy level walking distance of Tavistock town centre and the amenities therein.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.
Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
A three bedroom semi-detached family home built, we believe, in the 1930s as police houses. The spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors and benefits from modern comforts such as PVCu double glazing and gas fired central heating. Although clearly well maintained, the accommodation would now benefit from a degree of modernisation.
The property occupies a generous plot by modern standards, with large front and rear gardens, enjoying a sunny, southerly aspect. In addition, there is a single garage and private parking space located a short walk from the property.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
ENTRANCE DOOR Canopied opaque glazed entrance door with matching side windows and tiled step to:
RECEPTION HALL Stairs to first floor; understairs alcove; picture rail; radiator; window to side. Doors to:
DINING ROOM 12' 6" x 11' (3.81m x 3.35m) Picture rail; radiator; sliding patio doors to outside and terrace. Open plan access to:
SITTING ROOM 13' 8" into bay x 11' 5" (4.17m into bay x 3.48m) Open fire in cut stone fire surround with timber mantel and slate hearth; picture rail; radiator; bay window overlooking the front garden.
KITCHEN 8' 10" x 7' 2" (2.69m x 2.18m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units with square edge worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; ceramic wall tiling; gas cooker point with extractor canopy over; space for fridge; plumbing for dishwasher; shelved larder cupboard; wall mounted Glow-worm gas central heating boiler; window to side. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM 9' 1" narrowing 4' 5" x 8' (2.77m narrowing to 1.35m x 2.44m)
Wall mounted storage cupboards; plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for tumble dryer; ample room for additional white goods, as required; window to side; window to rear; opaque glazed PVCu door to garden. Door to:
WC Close coupled WC; wash handbasin; wall mounted storage cupboards; opaque window to rear.
LANDING Access to roof space; opaque window to side. Doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 13' 8" x 11' 6" (4.17m x 3.51m) Fitted wardrobing with matching drawer sets and dressing table; picture rail; radiator; bay window to front overlooking the front garden and the statue of Sir Francis Drake.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 5" x 11' 5" (3.78m x 3.48m) Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted linen shelving; separate single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf; further fitted wardrobing with overhead storage cupboards; central dressing table and drawer set; picture rail; radiator; window overlooking rear garden.
BEDROOM THREE 8' x 6' 9" (2.44m x 2.06m) Fitted single wardrobe and matching drawer set; picture rail; window to front.
BATHROOM Converted to a wet room, complete with shower enclosure and wall mounted Mira electric shower over, low flush WC, vanity wash handbasin with storage cupboard under; generous decorative ceramic wall tiling; radiator; extractor fan; opaque window to rear.
OUTSIDE: A wrought iron gate yields to a gravelled path leading to the front door, bordered on both sides by lawn edged with well stocked flowering beds and shielded from the roadside by an attractive Hurdwick stone wall. A gravelled path leads along the side of the house, past two lockable tool stores and a raised gravelled ornamental bed, to the large rear garden which is a particularly attractive feature of the property.
There is a private and sheltered sun terrace located off the dining room, perfect for outdoor eating and entertaining, with steps leading up to a large shaped lawn, complete with well stocked flowering beds and borders, mature plants and shrubs, designed to provide an array of seasonal colour. The garden is sunny and South facing with views to Rix Hill in the distance. A lockable timber potting shed is provided in addition to an aluminium framed greenhouse.
GARAGE Located a short walk from the property, at the rear, near the Fitzford Cottages, there is a single garage with up and over door and parking space for one small vehicle.
SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'C' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed along Plymouth Road to Drake's Statue. The property will be found straight ahead on the opposite side of the road, marked by the sign "Drake Villas".